Daily Prospect Notes: 6/2/21 by Eric Longenhagen June 2, 2021 These are notes on prospects from lead prospect analyst Eric Longenhagen. Read previous installments here. Adrian Hernandez, RHP, Toronto Blue Jays Level & Affiliate: Low-A Dunedin Age: 21 Org Rank: NR FV: 35 Line: 3 IP (relief), 1 H, 1 BB, 0 R,
Sunday Notes: Willson Contreras Stars in Will Craig’s Theatre of The Absurd by David Laurila May 30, 2021 Javier Báez and Will Craig were the main protagonists in the tragicomedy that took place in Pittsburgh on Thursday. In a re-scripting of Merkle’s Boner, “El Mago” was cast as the hero, while the rookie first baseman
Orioles 2020 First-Rounder Jordan Westburg Talks Hitting by David Laurila May 20, 2021 Jordan Westburg is a promising young hitter off to a good start in his first professional season. Drafted 30th overall last year out of Mississippi State University, the 22-year-old infielder is slashing .364/.482/.591 in 56 plate appearances for the low-A Delmarva Shorebirds.
Daily Prospect Notes: 5/20 by Eric Longenhagen May 20, 2021 These are notes on prospects from lead prospect analyst Eric Longenhagen. Read previous installments here. Games from 5/18 Terrin Vavra, MIF/CF, Baltimore Orioles Level & Affiliate: Double-A Bowie Age: 24 Org Rank: 9 FV: 45 Line: 3-for-3, 2 BB, HR Notes This makes five consecutive
Sunday Notes: Brandon Woodruff Ponders Pitching Backwards by David Laurila May 9, 2021 Brandon Woodruff has quietly been one of the better pitchers in the National League since the start of the 2019 season. In 42 starts comprising 237 innings, the Milwaukee Brewers right-hander has 285 strikeouts to go with a 3.11 ERA and a
John Means Tested the Limits of What a No-Hitter Could Be by Jake Mailhot May 6, 2021 2021 must be the year for bizarro no-hitters. First, Joe Musgrove threw the first no-no in Padres history and was just a hit batsmen away from a perfect game. Likewise with Carlos Rodón’s no-hitter ’ one Roberto Pérez-sized